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Workshop Japan-Egypt 'Pharmacognosy and Traditional Medicine'

Date : July 21st, 2010 (Wed) 9:50〜18:10
July 22nd, 2010 (Thu) 9:00〜16:40
Target : Persons Interested in "Pharmacognosy and Traditional Medicine"
Venue : The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan)
Conference Room 1, 7th Floor
Organized by : Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)
Science and Technology Development Fund (STDF)
Supported by : MEXT:Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Culture, Education and Science Bureau, Embassy of Egypt in Japan
Language : English
Charge : Free

Day 1 Thu 2010.7.21

09:50-10:20 Registration
10:20-10:30 Opening Remarks by the Japanese Organizer, Mr. Akira Takamatsu, JST
10:30-10:40 Opening Remarks by the Egyptian Organizer, Prof. Aly El-Shafei, STDF
10:40-10:50 Remarks by Ambassador of Egypt to Japan, H.E. Dr. Walid M. Abdelnasser
10:50-11:20 Overview of Science and Technology policy in Japan and JST activities, by Mr. Akira Takamatsu, JST
11:20-11:50 Overview of Science and Technology policy in Egypt and STDF activities, by Prof. Aly El-Shafei, STDF
11:50-13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:30 Biofunctional Molecules from Several Egyptian Herbal Medicines - Black Cumin, Colocynth, Black Pepper -
Assoc. Prof. Hisashi Matsuda and Prof. Masayuki Yoshikawa, Kyoto Pharmaceutical University
Abstract Presentation
13:30-14:00 Bioactive natural products of fungi from marine and terrestrial habitats
Prof. Mohamed A. El-Shanawany, Professor of Pharmacognosy and Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, Assuit University
Abstract Presentation
14:00-14:30 Research of the Antimicrobial Compounds Produced by Plant Resources
Assoc. Prof. Yutaka Orihara, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo
14:30-14:50 Coffee Break
14:50-15:20 Screening of Anti-HCV Drugs from Natural Sources
Prof. Dr. Hesham I. El-Askary, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University
Abstract Presentation
15:20-15:50 Current Topics of Anaerobic Bacterial Transformation in Connection with Activation of Herbal Constituents
Emer. Prof. Masao Hattori, University of Toyama
Abstract Presentation
15:50-16:20 New Strategy Using Monoclonal Antibody on Natural Product Investigation
Prof. Yukihiro Shoyama, Nagasaki International University
Abstract Presentation
16:20-16:40 Coffee Break
16:40-17:10 Expression of Hepatitis B Proteins in Zea mays
Dr. Amr Mohamed Ageez, Agricultural Genetic Engineering Research Institute (AGERI), Agricultural Research Center
Abstract Presentation
17:10-17:40 Evaluation of Herbal Medicines on Gyenecology Diseases Using Ovariectomiazed and Hypophysectomized Rats
Dr. Mi Hwa Chung, National Institute of Health Sciences
Abstract Presentation
17:40-18:10 The Potential of Amniotic Membrane for Regeneration Medicine
Prof. Toshio Nikaido, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toyama

Day 2 Thu 2010.7.22

09:00-09:30 Registration
09:30-10:00 Immunomodulatory Drugs of Natural Origin: In Vitro, In Vivo, and Clinical Study
Prof. Farid A. Badria, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mansoura University
10:00-10:30 Noninvasive Delivery Systems for Therapeutic Peptides and Proteins
Assoc. Prof. Mariko Morishita, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Hoshi University
Abstract Presentation
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:30 Pharmaceutical Based Strategies for Proteins and Peptides Delivery: Special Emphasis on Interferon
Prof. Omaima N. El-Gazayerly, Faculty of Pharmacy, Cairo University
Abstract Presentation
11:30-12:00 Nanoparticles as a Potential Drug Carrier
Prof. Mamdouh M. Ghorab, Pharmaceutical Projects Officer, STDF
12:00-12:30 Enzyme production for Medical and Industrial Applications
Prof. Mahmoud Abdel-Aziz Ibrahim, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology Division, National Research Center.
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 Standardization of Natural Medicine through Integrated Approaches: An Example of Systematic Analysis of Ginseng Drugs
Prof. Katsuko Komatsu and Dr. Shu Zhu, Institute of Natural Medicine, University of Toyama
Abstract Presentation
14:00-14:30 Anti-infectious Effect and Active Ingredients of Kampo (Japanese Herbal) Medicines
Prof. Haruki Yamada, Kitasato Institute for Life Sciences & Graduate School of Infection Control Science, Kitasato University
14:30-15:00 Anticancer Activity of Extracts Derived from the Normal Root Culture of Vernonia amygdalina on Two Leukemia Cell Types
Prof. Hany A. El-Shemy, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Cairo University
15:00-15:20 Coffee Break
15:20-15:50 Plant Biotechnology: From Biodiversity to Bioindustry
Prof. Mahmoud M. Sakr, Biotechnology Projects Officer, STDF
15:50-16:20 Improving Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Crops
Prof. Kazuko Y-Shinozaki, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, and Biological Resources Division, Japan International Research Center for Agricultural Sciences (JIRCAS), Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
16:20-16:30 Closing Remarks by the Japanese Science Coordinator, Prof. Masao Hattori
16:30-16:40 Closing Remarks by the Egyptian Science Coordinator, Dr. Mamdouh Ghorab

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